Dean Webb-Sesser, IL

Dean Webb, 79, of Sesser, passed away on Friday April 5, 2024 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt Vernon.

He was born on June 26, 1944 in McLeansboro, IL to Roe and Mary (Veatch) Webb. He married Beverly (Mausey) Webb on June 13, 1964 and she survives of Sesser.

He is also survived by his two sons Jeff (Julie) Webb of Sesser and Darin (Jill) Webb of Dardenne Prairie, MO; grandchildren Hannah (Rachel) Webb, Madison (Devan) Lamke, Ali (Tyler) Krough, Ben (Taylor) Webb, Sam Webb and Jozy Webb; great grandchildren Ayson, Collins, Isla, Ivory, Rhen, Weston and Jules and one brother Cecil (Paula) Webb of McLeansboro, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother John Robert Lee Webb.

Dean was a devout Christian and member of Sesser First Baptist Church for 60 years where he served as a former deacon, taught all ages of Sunday school and initiated the “Children’s Playground” project. At McLeansboro High School he excelled in football, basketball, baseball and track. In football he was the MVP in his conference and the leading scorer in Southern Illinois. As a starting guard, he was on the first McLeansboro team to go to state. His love for sports continued by serving local children through coaching and training clinics. In retirement he focused on his love for woodworking and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Dean will be on Saturday April 12, 2024 at 1:00 PM at the First Baptist Church in Sesser with Brother Chris Hottensen officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at 1:00 PM at the church. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Sesser.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the First Baptist Church for the Children’s playground and will be accepted at the church.

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